Old Alex hope to repeat Hermes success as women’s Leinster division one reaches halfway stage; the top five sides will all meet teams in the bottom half of the league this weekend, battling to break the status quo
Genesis’ second big win saw them move into a share of second place after both Loreto II and UCD II dropped points; the upshot was Pembroke II moved eight points clear of the pack in women’s division two
Having led 1-0 against Pegasus before floodlight failure and a water-logged pitch combined to frustrate Glenanne, they travel north again hoping to see if they produce a huge shock in the women’s Irish Senior Cup; women’s weekend preview
Muckross asserted their status as the top first team in women’s division two with a big win over Three Rock Ladies; UCD, Hermes, Pembroke, Trinity and Corinthian progress in the IJC
With UCD II picking off a strong win over Loreto II, it left just one side with a perfect record in women’s Leinster division two after five rounds of competition ahead of Irish Junior Cup weekend
Pembroke II and Loreto II move five points clear of the pack with their fourth successive victory in women’s division two; Muckross won and lost 2-0 but did enough over a double weekend to move ahead of promotion rivals Three Rock and Genesis
Round three of women’s division two saw last year’s leading lights Loreto II and Pembroke II picked up 2-0 wins; Three Rock Ladies secure second win while UCD II get off the mark
Three sides moved up to six points after round two of the Leinster women’s division two while Muckross went through to the second round of the Irish Hockey Trophy in dramatic fashion in Kilkenny
Round three of the women’s Leinster league see four clubs – Pembroke, Loreto, Railway Union and UCD – all looking to continue their perfect starts to the campaign
Loreto II, Pembroke II, Three Rock Ladies, Genesis and Muckross triumphed on the opening day of Leinster women’s division two; round-up of day one results
With IHL sides meeting at both Milltown and Belfield and well-matched ties in North Kildare and Tallaght, round two of the Leinster women’s leagues can give a big idea of many side’s seasonal potential
IHA announce first and second round draws for men’s and women’s Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge
Former Irish underage coach Una McCarthy will take charge of the Muckross first team for the 2013/14 season, adding to a strong coaching roster as the Donnybrook-based club.
Six divisional cup titles and the inaugural LHA Trophy were handed out at Grange Road on Sunday as the Leinster ladies season closed with a flurry of silverware distributed; Glenanne and UCD were the big winners, landing two titles each
Double league-winners and triple cup finalists Muckross welcome former national men’s coach and IHA High Performance Director David Passmore to the role of Director of Coaching.
Current Irish international Joe Brennan has taking over the coaching reins at Three Rock Rovers for the 2012/13 season, taking over from Arul Anthoni; Ingram takes on senior women’s role; Passmore to aid Muckross plans
Hermes have an almost instant chance of revenge against UCD in the refixed Irish Hockey League clash, aiming to slow the rising juggernaut which has laid waste to virtually every challenge in their path to date.
Having ousted Trinity in emphatic fashion, Queen’s University will aim to shoot down a large contingent of DUHC old boys in the second round of the men’s Irish Hockey Trophy as they were drawn to face Rathgar.
On a bumper day of draws, clubs from all over the country found out their national fate as the initial rounds of the Irish Junior Cup, Irish Hockey Trophy and Irish Hockey Challenge competitions were decided.
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